“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Madison, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Morris County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Morris County, NJ (410) Essex County, NJ (170) Hunterdon County, NJ (365) Passaic County, NJ (138) Somerset County, NJ (165) Sussex County, NJ (96) Union County, NJ (118) Warren County, NJ (125)  MorrisCounty(410) Morris County (410)  EssexCounty(170) Essex County (170)  HunterdonCounty(365) Hunterdon County (365)  PassaicCounty(138) Passaic County (138)  SomersetCounty(165) Somerset County (165)  SussexCounty(96) Sussex County (96)  UnionCounty(118) Union County (118)  WarrenCounty(125) Warren County (125)
Morristown is the county seat for Morris County
Madison is in Morris County
      Morris County (410)  
      Essex County (170)  
      Hunterdon County (365)  
      Passaic County (138)  
      Somerset County (165)  
      Sussex County (96)  
      Union County (118)  
      Warren County (125)  
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1 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Bethel A.M.E. Church1885
Earliest known black church in Madison. The African Union was deeded property 1850, succeeded by First African Methodist Episcopal Church at present site. Rebuilt 1905.Map (db m91689) HM
2 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Bottle Hill Tavern
Site of ‘Bottle Hill Tavern’ conducted by David Brant prior to 1750Map (db m43349) HM
3 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — First Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township1825
Successor to South Hanover First Presbyterian Meeting House which stood across street on hill in cemetery. Acquired by Masonic Lodge 1930.Map (db m91692) HM
4 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Florham1893-1955
Florham 1893-1955 Country estate of Hamilton and Florence Vanderbilt Twombly. Grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Son. Buildings designed by McKim, Mead and White. Acquired by Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1958Map (db m32108) HM
5 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Former James Library
Constructed with funding provided by philanthropist D. Willis James. This 1900 Romanesque revival edifice has an interior featuring medieval inspired stenciling, glass, and ironwork. In 1969, it became the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts. Founded . . . Map (db m157156) HM
6 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Francis Asbury
1745 - 1816 Methodist Pioneer Itinerant PreacherMap (db m32993) HM
7 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Genungtown School1805-1905
Among the pioneers who came to this area around 1720 were three brothers: Thomas, Ichabod and Jeremiah Genung. The region became known as the Genungtown Settlement. In 1805, a school was built to provide organized education to meet the needs of . . . Map (db m174206) HM
8 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — James Madison1751 ---- 1836
4th President of the United States Dedicated 2003 President Madison Our namesake. Madison, CT. & N.J. [ Back of Monument: ] From ‘Bottle Hill’ to ‘Madison’ in 1834. This monument is hereby presented through the generosity of the Mayor and . . . Map (db m33505) HM
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9 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Mead Hall1836
Greek Revival mansion, built by William Gibbons, part of estate, "The Forest". Purchased 1868 by Daniel Drew for Drew Theological Seminary. Mansion named for Roxanne Mead Drew. New Jersey Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m32994) HM
10 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Miller's Station
Pre-Revolutionary house owned by Josiah Miller. Inherited by his son Luke, Major in the Morris County Militia. Property remained in family until 1889.Map (db m36336) HM
11 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Rose City
Rose culture in this area began in 1856. Largest greenhouse "range" built in 1880. Madison became known as "The Rose City"Map (db m32995) HM
12 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Sayre Homestead
. . . Map (db m43323) HM
13 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Sayre House Reported missing
Built about 1745, was the headquarters of Gen. Anthony Wayne in 1777. Rev. James Caldwell was frequent visitor here.Map (db m32991) HM
14 New Jersey, Morris County, Madison — Tuttle Oak II
This White Oak - Quercus alba - replaces the historic tree originally preserved by the Rev. Samuel Tuttle in 1858. The "tree in the middle of the road" graced Prospect St. until 1996. Replaced For Our Town, Revered In Our Hearts . . . Map (db m193097) HM
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Jun. 23, 2024